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the outcome and i want to thank steve israel who i think -- it's been for years and years, one of the most thoughtful people in the house and who proved, once again, without setting out to prove it, that if you really want to be successful in the long run in this business, you have to be good at politics and good at policy. you have to think about what we're going to do and how it's going to affect people. i had the honor of campaigning for a lot of you in the last election and i am very excited about the new members. not only -- not only -- not only because if i were a member of this caucus i would be in the minority, which i think is a good thing, but because of the diversity extends far beyond the categories visible to the eye or that you can put in an adjective. there's so much difference here in terms of life experience and knowledge and understanding various aspects of our extremely complex society, that i think you have a real chance to do phenomenonly and creative things. a few years ago a writer wrote an interesting book called "the wisdom of crowds" and since then, by the way, th
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trying to coalesce early and steve lynch came in as a spoiler, but now that scott brown is not in it, it's hard to tell. in a way unless the republicans can scramble and get a viable candidate, the whole race will come down to the democratic primary. in which case it's not going to matter. >> thank you. >> thanks for having me. >> we turn our attention to international affairs. the violence in syria was on the vice president's agenda. vice president biden met with syria's main coalition and promised continuing u.s. support. the unrest led to a major humanitarian crisis and the fighting between rebel forces and the president's military forced hundreds of thens of syrians from their homes. 700,000 rev news poured into neighboring countries. the united nations is making annest to raise money and give aid to the victims that. and unicef recruited mia farrow to raise awareness. she received acclaim for her role in rosemary's baby. children especially. she joins my by television. we hoped to have you via skype and there was a problem with the connection. we will take you on the phone as well.